Faculty and Staff Postings

Assistant Professor, Computer Science and Psychology

Closing date: December 22, 2022

The Departments of Computer Science and Psychology at the Vancouver campus of the University of British Columbia invite applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2023. The successful candidate will hold a joint appointment as a faculty member in both departments.

Prior to this date, the successful applicant will have been awarded a PhD in Computer Science, in Psychology, or in an interdisciplinary programme where the research methods of those disciplines are combined. They will be actively engaged in research at the interface of computer science and psychology, the topics of which may include, but need not be limited to, human computer interaction, the computational modeling of behavioural or neuronal processes, and the use of computational methods to study and/or model aspects of learning, memory, perception and decision making.

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Assistant Professor, Computer Science

Closing date: December 11, 2022

The Department of Computer Science at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver invites applications from outstanding new investigators for one full time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of artificial intelligence or machine learning, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2023. The department has an additional preference (but not a requirement) for candidates whose work makes interdisciplinary connections to Economics. This position is offered as part of a new, interdisciplinary research cluster, AI Methods for Scientific Impact (AIM-SI) within UBC's Centre for AI Decision-making and Action (CAIDA).

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related field and must demonstrate evidence of research success and a high potential to be leaders in their research field. Appointment at a higher rank may be considered for an applicant of exceptional qualifications and experience.

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Assistant Professors of Teaching, Statistics

Closing date: January 14, 2023

The Department of Statistics at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professor of Teaching positions in the Department of Statistics, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2023 or January 1, 2024. These positions have a primary focus on contributing to the delivery and further development of the Master of Data Science (MDS) program, while also involving contributions to other departmental programs. The MDS program is a collaborative effort of the Department of Computer Science, the Department of Statistics and the Faculty of Science.

It is anticipated that successful candidates will hold a Ph.D. (in Statistics, Biostatistics, or a related field), though applicants with other advanced degrees and/or relevant experience will be considered.

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Assistant Professor, Biology

Closing date: January 10, 2023

The Department of Zoology seeks candidates to fill a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Teaching position in the Biology Undergraduate Program in the general areas of biostatistics and data science. The UBC Biology Program places a premium on excellent teaching with 14 tenure-track faculty in the Educational Leadership stream. Our courses are student-centred and emphasize evidence-based effective practices in large and small enrollment courses.

Applicants will preferably have a PhD in an area of biology. They should have teaching experience in biostatistics, data science, or related fields, or an equivalent combination of qualifications and experience. Experience with evidence-based teaching, discipline-based educational research and/or scholarship of teaching and learning is strongly preferred.

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Assistant Professor (AIM-SI), Statistics

Closing date: December 14, 2022

The Department of Statistics at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver invites applications from outstanding new investigators for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of statistical machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2023 or January 1, 2024. This position is offered as part of a new, interdisciplinary research cluster, AI Methods for Scientific Impact (AIM-SI) within UBC's Centre for AI Decision-making and Action (CAIDA). CAIDA consists of over 100 researchers whose research leverages AI; AIM-SI is hiring 5 new faculty members across three departments: Computer Science, Mathematics, and Statistics. 

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Statistics, Biostatistics, or a related field and must demonstrate evidence of research success and a high potential to be leaders in their research field. The successful candidate should have a strong record of research productivity commensurate with their experience and will be expected to develop an independent research program in an area that complements existing Department expertise and aligns with opportunities at UBC.

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Staff Postings

UBC Science uses an online recruiting and application process for staff positions. Visit the UBC HR website to view the current list of postings. Internal applicants should apply through Self Service.

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